Re: One False Move

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I think he's just wearing a towel below the hedge-line.


Posted by: norbizness | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:47 AM
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Seconds later, the President's face was peppered with birdshot.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:50 AM
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The video is also funny.


Posted by: Matt F | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:50 AM
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No perspective tricks. Did you see the video?


Posted by: neil | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:51 AM
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Oh, I guess you did. Fine.


Posted by: neil | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:52 AM
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"I'm Addison DeWitt. I'm nobody's fool, least of all yours."


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:54 AM
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Birdshot if he's lucky. I think I saw a June 1964 Playboy with Mamie van Doren in another press pool photograph.


Posted by: norbizness | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:54 AM
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You damn press corps, get off my lawn!


Posted by: neil | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:56 AM
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I think you're all misreading the image. It doesn't show that Bush is Cheney's puppet; it shows that Cheney is a creepy stalker with amorous designs on the First Member.


Posted by: SomeCallMeTim | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:56 AM
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That's "our" American government, Shia.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:56 AM
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Off-topic, but this is pretty damned amazing.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:57 AM
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Bush appears to be haunted by the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.


Posted by: Felix | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:57 AM
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What the hell, why is the Vice President so creepy?

The only time she's ever been funny, Wanda Sykes referred to a Dick Cheney television appearance as a "creature feature".


Posted by: Armsmasher | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:58 AM
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"Christmas" s/b "Bloodbaths"


Posted by: Felix | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:58 AM
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The only time she's ever been funny, Wanda Sykes

You call yourself a hipster, you've never seen "Pootie Tang"?


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 9:59 AM
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11: Yeah, that was pretty excellent. I think it helps Edwards as much as Obama. Maybe we won't be forced into choosing between Bush-Lite or Bush-Liter in '08.


Posted by: SomeCallMeTim | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:00 AM
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16 makes the Baby Obama cry.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:02 AM
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Clinton+Obama+Edwards=$65 million
Giuliani+Romney+McCain=$40.5 million


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:04 AM
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I imagine Cheney glides without actually swinging his legs. Like in your peripheral vision, he just emerges and takes shape from the ether.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:08 AM
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Like Jeeves, but evil.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:11 AM
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Jeevesil.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:16 AM
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I would give almost anything for the Photoshop skills necessary to edit one of those little metal balls from Phantasm into Cheney's hand.


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:17 AM
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Unsightly acne, sir? Oh dear. Jeevesil will take the liberty of removing it for you.


Posted by: Felix | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:18 AM
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Cheney can throw his voice that far???

Reminds me also of a great comment I saw at Crooked Timber, re: voting on the forthcoming USPS Star Wars stamp (the film, not the failed arms program):

"My understanding is that the USPS plans to issue a Darth Vader stamp sheet someday, but can't because Mr. Cheney isn't dead yet."


Posted by: Anderson | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:19 AM
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22: got a good photo to source it from?


Posted by: soubzriquet | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:19 AM
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You should see what the portrait he has in his attic looks like.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:19 AM
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The one bad thing about Obama's total is that it means it's on, which in turn means that the HRC-DLC crowd are going to be much more aggressive in trying to soft tom Obama. That's probably good for Edwards, too, and probably won't help HRC that much, but the thought of it makes me really queasy.


Posted by: SomeCallMeTim | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:20 AM
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25: Sadly, no, and a Google image search on "Phantasm metal ball" doesn't turn up any especially likely candidates on the first page.


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:22 AM
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25: Pictures. Phantasm was the first horror movie I ever saw. God, how I love that movie.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:22 AM
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I imagine Cheney glides without actually swinging his legs.

Like the Gentlemen!


Posted by: Armsmasher | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 10:48 AM
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At their house, my brother and sister-in-law substitute "gentleman" for "asshole" so the kid's language won't be any worse than it is. Not long ago, my niece told me "Some gentleman tried to run Mommy off the road!"


Posted by: Populuxe | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 11:00 AM
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God, that's funny.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 11:05 AM
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much more aggressive in trying to soft tom Obama

Serious, serious backfire potential if they go that route.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 11:06 AM
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Serious, serious backfire potential if they go that route.

Really, you think so? I think the upside far outweighs the risks, especially any such attacks would come from "unaffiliated" parties.


Posted by: Duvall | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 11:48 AM
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Playing funny with race is risky business for Democrats.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 12:00 PM
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This is just the cycle of nature taking its course in its own beautiful, terrible way. Cheney's caught the scent; now he's trying to flank his prey. It's not like this is the first time.


Posted by: tom | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 12:01 PM
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They need to take seven and they might take yours...


Posted by: Cala | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 12:23 PM
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Bush is going to be a hunch├ęd old man.


Posted by: Cala | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 12:35 PM
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That could easily be the cover of some '80s German techno band.


Posted by: jpe | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 6:42 PM
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Cover for an album, that is, rather than cover ala Stasi. Although that makes as appropriate, all things considered.


Posted by: jpe | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 6:43 PM
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The lamppost in the picture also gives it a bit of a Narnia feel.


Posted by: mrh | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 7:08 PM
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How'd the meeting go, mrh?


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 7:09 PM
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Hey, thanks for asking. The meeting was somewhat anti-climactic, but that in itself may end up being determinative. Unless something unusually awesome happens at work in the next couple of days, it looks like I'm bound for grad school this fall. Woo!


Posted by: mrh | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 7:31 PM
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Live it up while you can.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 04- 4-07 7:45 PM
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Remember that picture of Cheney, Bush, and Rumsfeld looking like a cowboy posse at high noon? Ya gotta admit, this administration has inspired some pretty amazing photos.


Posted by: Gaijin Biker | Link to this comment | 04- 5-07 3:16 AM
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I'm pretty sure "inspired" s/b "arranged."


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 04- 5-07 7:30 AM
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